PR May 2002

August 16, 2010

Features

Authentic replication columns now come in stain-grade materials oak, cherry, English maple and mahogany, as well as exotic woods such as bird’s-eye maple and teak.

The glass door on the 601RG refrigerator lets homeowners see inside rather than stand in front of an open refrigerator while deciding what to prepare.

Liquid Ceramic architectural coating is designed to eliminate the need to repaint a home every three to five years.

The 881 is the largest single-bowl sink in the Corian line.

Beyond Black composite ornamental fencing is designed to replicate the look of a traditional black iron fence.

Applications for three new models of SureShot fine-wire staplers include panel installation and light wood assembly.

The Designer Series now includes a 15-inch-wide icemaker and 15- and 24-inch-wide refrigerators and wine coolers.

Encore raised-panel interior doors are offered in 54 standard designs in various heights and widths, and they can be customized thanks to computer-driven routing equipment.

LeakBarrier SBS underlayment is designed to provide additional moisture protection under various roofing systems.

Architectural bronze external coating is now available on NuSash and Weather-Seal replacement windows.

The retractable Australia awning lets homeowners control the amount of sun or shade on a patio or deck.

Double-hung windows now come in three additional grades. Offered in cottage and reverse cottage sizes, premium-grade windows have extruded aluminum-clad exteriors.

A continuing frustration for The Home Depot has been its lack of success in attracting professional contractors.

Made in Italy, Vivir porcelain tile can be used indoors or outdoors for a natural stone look, the company says.

Andersen 400 Series divided-light grilles feature high-definition exterior grilles and a permanently applied interior grille option.

The remodeling supply chain has been a tough nut for all involved parties to crack. Manufacturers and suppliers find it difficult to pinpoint the needs of remodeling firms, as small companies whose materials differ from project to project.

Made especially for historic renovations and retrofits, HR175 windows are designed to replicate classic architecture while meeting modern standards for quality and energy efficiency.

Stainless steel, curved-glass wall ovens are available in 27- and 30-inch sizes in single and double formats.

What is necessary for good relationships between suppliers and remodelers? Larry Murr, CGR and owner of Lawrence Murr Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla., didn’t have to think long at all about that question.

The Architect Series sliding patio door is designed to offer the look of divided light with the benefit of energy efficiency.

GreenGuard Plygood-Ultra rigid foam board sheathing in 7/16-inch thickness is designed to be an economical alternative to oriented strand board and plywood in nonstructural wall sections.

The Gallery Collection debuts with nine hand-painted toilet seats designed to add style and personality to the bathroom.

The Vise-Grip Toolbox offers seven tools in one.

Craftsman Collection doors are handcrafted out of Douglas fir, knotty pine or knotty alder.

Centura steel shingles can be installed over an existing asphalt roof. They’re coated with Fluropon paint, which deflects ultraviolet rays, the company says.

Two new powder-actuated tools are designed to offer increased speed and flexibility in repetitive fastening.

Watson is an in-line, wall-mounted exhaust fan for the bathroom that can be connected to a 4-inch duct.

Made of cellular vinyl, the SuperCell 2000 window insulates 200% better than standard vinyl and 60% better than wood, the company says.

Pro-Series PR-255 and PR-256 are general-purpose polyurethane sealants for window, siding, door and roof applications.

The MC2000 home communication system combines multiroom audio and intercom features into one network.

CedarOne is a line of western red cedar products and related services for a variety of applications, including decking; siding, paneling and trim; structural and appearance timbers; and landscaping.

Asceri Accents interchangeable bath and accessory pieces can add spark to a bathroom.

ScapeWEL window wells are designed to add natural light and fresh air to lower-level living areas while providing code-compliant emergency egress.

Finesse shower doors can be assembled and installed in less than 10 minutes.

Controls on The Home Fireman fire-extinguishing system are designed to be simple and intuitive for family use.

Made from 1/4-inch Baltic wood, carved wood accent moldings can be stained or painted to match any décor.

The HomeTouch lighting control system communicates on a home’s existing wiring.

Country Classics is a collection of three new colors — barn red, forest green and denim blue — offered on RoughSawn Cedar and Hand-Split Shake replica cedar siding.

The Screen Blind Series 1006, a combination insect screen/venetian blind, can be added to a variety of casement and awning windows.

Vinyl siding accessories for mounting exterior light fixtures and more are offered in more than 300 exact-match colors.

Cost-estimating software for remodelers as well as builders and general contractors is now available through the company’s Web site.

The company has expanded its line of solid mahogany conservatories and sun rooms, which are available in made-to-order designs of up to 2,000 square feet.

The Seagull IV X-2KF water purifier now features the Esprit faucet, a top-mounting faucet with a swiveling, long-reach spout and a small faucet base for bar sinks or gourmet sinks with multiple faucets.

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